VOL. 117 | NO. 103 | Wednesday, May 28, 2003
Larry K. Scroggs joined Burch, Porter & Johnson
as a member in the law firms litigation section. Scroggs has been in private
practice since 1971. He earned a law degree from Vanderbilt University. He was
a state representative for Tennessee House District 94 from 1997 to 2002.
Taylor A. Cates joined Burch, Porter & Johnson as
an associate in the law firms litigation group. He earned a bachelors degree
from the University of Virginia and a law degree from Vanderbilt University. He
has been in private practice in Nashville, Tenn., for several years.
Warner B. Rodda rejoined Burch, Porter & Johnson
as a member of the law firms business section. He practiced with the firm from
1982 until 2000, when he departed to serve as general counsel for Paradigm
Capital Partners. Rodda earned a bachelors degree from the University of
Memphis, law degree from Emory University and master of law in taxation from
New York University law school.
Robert G. Bob Adams was appointed chairman of the
board of directors at Adam Keegan Inc., a privately held human resources
outsourcing firm. He previously served as vice chairman and executive vice
chairman in charge of sales and marketing.
Greg Duckett, senior vice president and corporate
counsel for Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp., was chosen as Shelby County
Election Commission chairman. Prior to joining Baptist, Duckett served as chief
administrative officer under former Memphis Mayor Dick Hackett.
James F. Jay Keegan was appointed chief operating
officer and director at Adam Keegan Inc. He previously served as vice president
and chief financial officer. Others promoted at the firm were George G.
Early III and Marty B. Barton. Previously controller, Early was
appointed senior vice president and chief financial officer. Previously vice
president and general counsel, Barton was promoted to senior vice president and
general counsel. Donna Gettings was appointed vice president of
operations and Lynette Rochell was appointed vice president of client
Judy Conrad was appointed senior business loan
officer at Memphis Area Teachers Credit Union.
Lisa Bobal joined advertising and public relations
firm Walker & Associates Inc. as senior account manager.
Dr. Hosein Shokouh-Amiri, a professor of surgery at
the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, was honored by the American
Liver Foundation. Amiri was a founding member of a liver transplant team in Denmark.
He joined the liver transplant team at the University of Tennessee in 1992.
Jacquneek Mitchell and Lisa Yaffe recently
completed the Southeastern School of Consumer Credit program conducted by the
Tennessee Bankers Association. Mitchell and Yaffe are employed at Enterprise
Suzanne Pulse, a registered nurse in the neuro-trauma
department at Methodist University Hospital, received the first quarter
Inspiration Award given by the Methodist Healthcare board of directors. The
winner is selected from Methodist employees chosen as Miracle in Motion
Capt. Helen F. Dunn will assume command at Naval
Support Activity Mid-South from Capt. Wanda L. Riddle June 6. Prior to this
assignment, Dunn was commander fleet air, Mediterranean executive assistant and
chief of staff in Naples, Italy. She is a graduate of the U.S. Army War
College. Riddle assumed command of NAVSUPPACT Mid-South June 8, 2001. Her next
assignment is in the office of the director for the U.S. Navy staff at the
Baptist Memorial Health Care recently made several
leadership changes within its hospitals and in senior administration:
Beverly Jordan was appointed vice president and chief
nursing officer for Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. In this role, she will
develop strategic direction for nursing and all patient care activities. Jordan
was chief nursing officer for the 706-bed Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis.
Bill Caldwell, who has served as chief operating
officer of Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto since November 2001, was promoted
to administrator and chief executive officer. Before joining Baptist-DeSoto, he
was an assistant administrator at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi
Tom Murphree, an assistant administrator at Baptist-Memphis,
was promoted to chief operating officer and chief nursing officer. Murphree
came to Baptist-Memphis in 2000 as director of the
Baptist Heart Institute.
Rick Lassiter has become an assistant administrator
at Baptist-Memphis. For the past two years, Lassiter has served as
administrator of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Collierville.
Gordon Lintz, who also is an assistant administrator
at Baptist Memphis, will lead Baptists strategic planning efforts for its
cancer services. He also will supervise the hospitals skilled nursing
facility, clinical research, the stem cell transplant program, the Baptist
Cancer Institute-Memphis Radiation Oncology Center and the graduate medical
Replacing Lassiter at Baptist-Collierville will be Brandt
Wright, who most recently served as administrator and CEO for Baptist
Memorial Hospital-Blytheville. Before moving to Blytheville, Wright was vice
president of integrated services for Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp.
John Tompkins has been tapped to become the
administrator and CEO of Baptist-Blytheville. He was administrator and CEO for
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Osceola.
Ron Sellers will become the administrator and CEO of
Baptist-Osceola. He was assistant administrator of Baptist-Blytheville.
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